Boesen, Johannes (1847-1916)

Artist Description

Copenhagen, 05-08-1847-Hellerup, 14-09-1916, painter
Nationality: Danish
Company: Denmark

A pupil of Emmerik Hoegh-Guldberg at Tegnesk. in Aarhus; opt. Kunstakad. KBH. Oct. 1863; modelsk. Oct. 1867, left this april 1871; a pupil of P.C. Skovgaard.

Travel and stay abroad:
Bornholm 1876; Germany, Tyrol, Italy France, 1879-80; Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland 1886.

Scholarships and honours:
Neuhausens per 1869; Sødrings per 1874; Neuhausens per 1875; Public worship Ministry of 1886; Aarsmed. 1 1894; Sødrings Scholarship for life from 1916.

Charl. Spring 1868-92, 1894-1917; Artist foren. of 18. November, 1882; North. Kunstudst., Cph. 1883, 1888; Kleis 1892; verdensudst. Chicago 1893; Raadhusudst., Cph. 1901; Landsudst., Aarhus 1909.

John B devoted himself landscape, especially romantic and atmospheric forest images with lakes and trees. Typical Danish, gentle landscapes from lush's own, often spring and summer moods. The pictures reflects and continues the tradition of Vilhelm Kyhn and has the best of the pictures and sketches similarities with URf.eks. Geoffrey C.

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